Bettina Cerban on December 16th, 2009

In the ten or so days that I’ve been attending the COP and related events, I have been given two t-shirts, one water bottle, one bag, a raincoat, a handful of postcards and several buttons that mark me as a supporter of different climate-related causes. (It should be noted that most of these objects will […]

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hoffmand on December 14th, 2009

Dave Munn and I spend the morning at Kilmaforum2009 which is also known as the people’s summit. The Kilmaforum is a parallel conference to the COP15 organized by a broad coalition of Danish and international environmental movements and civil society organizations. Although not part of the official COP, this event has drawn a wide and […]

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hoffmand on December 14th, 2009

Should we as Youth put our trust in those older than us? Do we have a choice? This is a question that I’ve been inspired to think about during the last few days.  The young woman from India who addressed the  UN climate chief Yvo de Boer on behalf of the youth yesterday ended her […]

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Brandon McCall on December 14th, 2009

What does the future of environmental sustainability look like?  Having grown up in the city of Los Angeles, I became accustomed to a driving culture where traffic and smog were a way of life.  During my teenage years, I had the opportunity to travel to cities in Europe like Paris and Brussels, cities in the […]

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Brandon McCall on December 10th, 2009

The effort to combat climate change is often tackled from a public policy perspective.  Although this approach is crucial to the negotiations, it is only part of the solution.  Today, I attended a lecture titled “Green Building U.S. Technology,” which focused largely on programs within the United States and their efforts to go green.  One […]

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